Jan Lee Ande
Jan Lee Ande's books are Instructions for
Walking on Water (Ashland Poetry Press, 2001)
and Reliquary (Texas Review Press, 2003).
In addition to an M.A. in Asian studies and a
Ph.D. in history of consciousness, she has an
M.F.A. in poetry from San Diego State University.
She teaches poetry, poetics, and history of religions
at Union Intitute & University. Ande lives
in Portland, Oregon. www.poetrywriter.com
B.A., King's College, University of London; M.A.
and Ph.D., Warburg Institute, University of London.
Currently writing a book on the history of humoral
theory (Ecco Press, forthcoming); other areas
of interest include history of ideas about the
mind, history of science and philosophy, philosophy
of mind and cognitive sciences. Author of Adam's
Spectacles: Nature, Mind and Body in the Age of
Mechanism. Article, "Deafness, Ideas
and the Language of Thought in the Late 1600s,"
forthcoming in British Journal for the History
of Philosophy; has also translated works from
the Italian and written for the Times Literary
Supplement, Economist, and other journals.
Shares curatorial and editorial duties for Art
& Cognition, a bilingual virtual symposium.
Fellow at the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies
in America, Columbia University (2002-03). She
is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at
Aaron Baker received his MFA in Poetry in 2001
from the University of Virginia, where he was
a Henry Hoyns Fellow. He recently completed two
years as a Wallace Stegner Fellow in Creative
Writing at Stanford University. His work has appeared
in numerous journals, including Poetry
and Post Road and has been featured on
the website Poetry Daily. He lives in Brooklyn
with his wife, the poet Jennifer Chang.
David Baker's ninth book, Starlight: Selected
Poems, appeared in the UK in 2004 from Arc
Publications. His other most recent publications
include Changeable Thunder (poems, 2001)
and Heresy and the Ideal: On Contemporary Poetry
(criticism, 2000). He is a 2000-01 Guggenheim
Fellow, the Poetry Editor of the Kenyon Review,
and he currently teaches at Denison University
and for the MFA program for writers at Warren
Wilson College. David writes that he has "been
honored to be one of the Campbell Corner judges
since its beginning" and that he is "delighted
to help...due to love of the art, devotion to
poets, and also in gratitude for the achievements
of Joseph Campbell."
Brian Barker holds a B.A. from Virginia Commonwealth
University, an M.F.A. from George Mason University,
and a Ph.D. from the University of Houston. His
first book of poems, The Animal Gospels,
won the Tupelo Press Editors' Prize and will be
published in the spring of 2006. His poems have
appeared or are forthcoming in Poetry, Blackbird,
Painted Bride Quarterly, Sou'wester, Quarterly
West, and River Styx. He currently
works at the University of Missouri- Columbia
as the Assistant Director of The Center for the
Literary Arts and managing editor of the journal
Christopher Buckley is a Guggenheim Fellow in poetry for 2007-2008. His most recent book is AND THE SEA from The Sheep Meadow press in NY. In 2008 his 15th and 16th books will appear: MODERN HISTORY: Prose Poems 1987-2007 from Tupelo Press and ROLLING THE BONES from Eastern Washington Univ. Press.
Also in early 2008, Alcatraz Editons will bring out BEAR FLAG REPUBLIC: Prose Poems and Poetics from California which he has edited with Gary Young. He teaches in the creative writing department at the University of California Riverside.
Lynn Chandhok's poetry has appeared in The New Republic, Tin House, The Antioch Review, The Missouri Review, and Sewanee Theological Review, and elsewhere, and has been featured on Poetry Daily. A chapbook, Picking the Flowers, is forthcoming from Aralia Press. Her first manuscript, The View from Zero Bridge, was a semifinalist for the Walt Whitman Prize and a finalist for the Beatrice Hawley Prize, the Colorado Prize, the Agha Shahid Ali Prize, and the Donald Justice Prize. (As of June 2006, it is still looking for a publisher.) She has been a semifinalist for the "Discovery"/The Nation Prize three times. Chandhok teaches at Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn, NY, where she lives with her family.
Jennifer Chang was a Henry Hoyns Fellow at the
University of Virginia. Her poems have appeared
in or are forthcoming from New England Review,
Virginia Quarterly Review, Pleiades, Seneca Review,
Asian American Poetry: The Next Generation,
and other publications. She has received fellowships
from the Barbara Deming Foundation, The MacDowell
Colony, and the Djerassi Resident Artists Program.
She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, the poet
Victoria Chang's book of poems, Circle, won the Crab Orchard Open Competition (Southern Illinois, 2005). She edited Asian American Poetry: The Next Generation (Illinois, 2004). Her poems have been published in Best American Poetry, Poetry, Ploughshares, New Republic, and Paris Review. She lives in Irvine, California.
Brian Culhane received his BA from the City University
of New York, his MFA from Columbia University,
and his PhD from the University of Washington.
He currently teaches film studies and English
at Lakeside School, an independent school in Seattle.
He is married and has two children. His poems
have appeared widely in journals, most recently
in The Paris Review.
Michael Davis' academic interests include Greek
philosophy, moral and political philosophy, and
philosophy and literature. He is the author of
many books, the most recent of which are The
Autobiography of Philosophy and a translation
of Aristotle's On Poetics. A lecturer,
essayist and reviewer, he is also a member, and
on the editorial board, of Anicent Philosophy.
He teaches at Sarah Lawrence College.
Anthony Deaton's poetry has appeared in such journals
as The Gettysburg Review, The Nation,
The Paris Review, The Texas Review,
and others. He has been a recipient of a "Discovery"/The
Nation Prize, The Campbell Corner Poetry Prize,
and Academy of American Poets Award, and a Pushcart
Nomination. He lives and works in Washington,
Matt Donovan, an Ohio native, received his
BA from Vassar College. In 1996, while living
in Belfast, he completed an MA degree in creative
writing from Lancaster University. This past spring,
he graduated from New York University's MFA creative
writing program as a New York Times Fellow. Recently,
he received a Writers at Work Fellowship for his
poetry, and is currently the recipient of Vassar
College's W.K. Rose Fellowship in the Arts. He
was a finalist for the Dana Awards in 2003, and
a semi-finalist for "Discovery"/the Nation Contest
in 2002. His poems have appeared, or are forthcoming,
in Poetry, Threepenny Review, Gettysburg Review,
Crab Orchard Review, Quarterly West, Ontario Review,
Barrow Street, PoetryDaily, Ekphrasis, and
Moira Egan has an M.F.A. from Columbia University,
where her manuscript was awarded the Austin Prize
by James Merrill in1992. Recent work appears in
American Letters & Commentary, The Drunken
Boat , Kalliope, The Laurel Review,
Literal Latte, Maryland Poetry Review,
Poems & Plays, Poet Lore, Poetry,
and elsewhere. Her work has been nominated for
the Pushcart Prize and has won many other awards.
She lived in Greece for three years, and now lives
and teaches in Baltimore. Her book-length poetry
manuscript, Cleave, is in need of a publisher.
Beth Ann Fennelly
Beth Ann Fennelly is an Assistant Professor of
English at the University of Mississippi and lives
in Oxford, MS, with her husband, fiction writer
Tom Franklin, and their daughter, Claire. Beth
Ann has received grants from the State of Illinois
Arts Council and the NEA. She is the recipient
of a Pushcart Prize and the Wood Award for Distinguished
Writing from The Carolina Quarterly and
residencies at the University of Arizona, MacDowell,
and Breadloaf. Her poems have been published in
TriQuarterly, Shenandoah, The
Georgia Review, The Michigan Quarterly
Review, The American Scholar, and Poetry
Ireland Review. Her poems have been reprinted
in Best American Poetry 1996, The Penguin
Book of the Sonnet and Poets of the New
Century. Her first full length book, Open
House, won The 2001 Kenyon Review Prize for
Poetry, the GLCA New Writers Award, and was a
Book Sense Top Ten Poetry Pick. Her second book,
Tender Hooks, was published by W. W. Norton
in April, 2004.
Barbara Claire Freeman
Barbara Claire Freeman is a literary critic and professor of literature who has recently turned her full attention to writing poetry. She is the author of The Feminine Sublime: Gender and Excess in Women's Fiction (University of California Press, 1998, pbk. 2000), among other works of criticism. Formerly an Associate Professor of English at Harvard, she teaches creative writing in the Rhetoric Department at the University of California, Berkeley.
Nicholas Giosa, M.D., is a retired anesthesiologist,
a graduate of Columbia University and Boston University
School of Medicine, who has been writing poetry,
intermittently, for half a century. He enjoys
photography, painting and the graphic arts and
illustrated his book of poems, Words, Wounds
and Wonder, with photographs, lithographs,
etchings, woodcuts and pen and ink drawings. His
poems have appeared in: Connecticut River Review,
The Lyric, Connecticut Medicine and Survey
Donald Hanks is a Professor in the Department
of Philosophy at the University of New Orleans,
where he has been on the faculty for more than
thirty years. He is a frequent contributor and
member of the Editorial Review Board of Contemporary
Philosophy. His work focuses on Philosophic Perspectives
of the Global Community, including the recent
monograph Christ as Criminal: Antinomian Trends
for a New Millenium (Mellon, 1997).
Roy Jacobstein's third collection of poetry, Fuchsia in Cambodia, appears in 2008 from TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern U Press. His first book, Ripe (U Wisconsin Press, 2002), won the Felix Pollak Prize. "The Mystery and Melancholy of the Street" is from his second book, A Form of Optimism (U Press of New England, 2006), which won the Samuel French Morse Prize; the poem is included in a chapter on the ekphrasis in LITERATURE: Reading Fiction, Poetry and Drama (Mc-Graw-Hill, 2006). He is a physician working on women's reproductive health in Africa and Asia.
Kate Knapp Johnson
Kate Knapp Johnson is the author of three collections
of poetry: When Orchids Were Flowers
(Dragon's Gate), This Perfect Life (Miami
University Press), and Wind Somewhere, and
Shade (Miami University Press). A recipient
of the New York Foundation for the Arts Award,
Johnson teaches at Sarah Lawrence College and
is in the training program at The Westchester
Institute for Psychoanalysis. She lives in Mt.
Kisco, NY with her husband and children.
A native of Georgia, twice a recipient of a NEA fellowship, Rebecca Kavaler has published in Antioch Review, Prairie Schooner, Mid-American Review, Shenandoah, Yale Review, Carolina Quarterly, etc. Her poetry has appeared in Prairie Schooner, Atlanta Review, and Fantasy & Science Fiction. Her fiction has been selected for Best American Short Stories and the AWP Award Series for Short Fiction. Three volumes of her stories and one novel have been published.
Lance Larsen's poems have appeared in Paris
Review, Kenyon Review, New Republic,
Threepenny Review, The Times Literary Supplement,
and elsewhere. His first collection, Erasable
Walls (New Issues) was published in 1998.
He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Houston
and has recieved several awards, including fellowships
from the Cultural Arts Council of Houston, the
Utah Arts Council, and the sewanee Writers' Conference.
Director of English Graduate studies at BYU, he
is married to painter and mixed-media artist Jacqui
Ann Lauinger's poems have appeared in many journals,
including Global City Review, Confrontation,
Parnassus: Poetry in Review, and Rattapallax,
and are forthcoming in Eclipse and Missouri
Review. She won the 2002 Erskine J. Poetry
Prize from Smartish Pace and teaches medieval
and Renaissance literature at Sarah Lawrence College.
Genine Lentine is an avid student of the spiral,
novitiate of the waters, and apprentice to the
flame. She lives in New York City.
A 1976 alumna of Sarah Lawrence College, Phillis
Levin is the author of three volumes of poetry:
Temples and Fields, winner of the Poetry
Society of America's Norma Farber First Book Award;
The Afterimage; and Mercury, published
by Penguin in April 2001. She is also the editor
of The Penguin Book of the Sonnet: 500 Years
of a Classic Tradition in English, published
by Penguin Books in November 2001; a separate
edition of the anthology was published in England
by The Penguin Press. She has been a fellow at
The MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, and The Liguria Study
Center for the Arts and Humanities in Bogliasco,
Italy. She spent the year 2000 living in Italy
as the Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholar. Her
other honors include an Ingram Merrill Grant,
a 1995 Fulbright Fellowship to Slovenia, and a
2003 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship. She is
currently Professor of English and Poet-In-Residence
at Hofstra University; she also teaches in the
Graduate Writing Program at New York University.
James McCorkle holds the M.F.A. from the Iowa
Writer's Workshop at the University of Iowa, and
the Ph.D. in English from the University of Iowa.
The recipient of fellowships from the Ingram Merrill
Foundation and the National Endowment for the
Arts in poetry, his poetry and essays have been
widely published, including in several editions
of Best American Poetry. He is also the
author of The Still Performance: Writing, Self,
and Interconnection (Virginia UP, 1989) and
the editor of Conversant Essays: Contemporary
Poets on Poetry (Wayne State UP, 1990). He
has taught at Hobart and William Smith Colleges,
Keuka College, New York University, and Pratt
Institute. He currently lives in Geneva, New York
with his family.
Laura McKee earned her MFA at the University
of Washington. Her work has appeared in Cutbank,
Nimrod, and the Denver Quarterly.
V. Penelope Pelizzon
V. Penelope Pelizzon lived for three years in
Western Pennsylvania with her husband, poet Anthony
Deaton. After trial and error, she learned to
cook with venison and paddle a canoe on the Youghigheny.
Her first book, Nostos (Ohio University
Press, 2000), won the Poetry Society of America's
Norma Farber First Book Award. She received a
2002 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts grant, and
some of her recent writings appear or are forthcoming
in The Hudson Review, The Kenyon Review and
32Poems. Currently she is writing a book about
crime films of the 1930's and 40's, and teaching
at the University of Connecticut, where she often
bases poetry workshops around mythology, science,
Veronica Patterson holds degrees in English from Cornell University, the University of Michigan, and the University of Northern Colorado—and an MFA from Warren Wilson College. Her first collection of poetry, How to Make a Terrarium, was published by Cleveland State University (1987). Her collection Swan, What Shores?(New York University Press, 2000) was a finalist for the Academy of American Poets' 2000 James Laughlin Award and won awards from the Colorado Center for the Book and from Women Writing the West. Her chapbook of prose poems, This Is the Strange Part, was published by Pudding House Publications in 2002. She has been supported by residencies at the Ucross Foundation, Hedgebrook, and Rocky Mountain National Park. Publications in which her poems have appeared include The Southern Poetry Review, The Louisville Review, The Sun, The Malahat Review, ACM, The Mid-American Review, The Montserrat Review, The Bloomsbury Review, Willow Springs, The Colorado Review, Many Mountains Moving, Dogwood, New Letters, Cimarron Review, The Beloit Poetry Journal, Runes, Prairie Schooner, and Lumina. She received Individual Artist's Fellowships from the Colorado Council on the Arts in 1984 and 1997. She grew up in Ithaca, New York, and lives in Loveland, Colorado.
Patrick Phillips' first book, Chattahoochee,
received a 2003 "Discovery" / The Nation Award,
and was published by the University of Arkansas
Press in 2004. His poems have appeared in many
magazines, including recent issues of Poetry,
DoubleTake, and Ploughshares. His honors
include the Sjoberg Translation Prize of the American-Scandinavian
Foundation, fellowships from MacDowell, Millay,
and the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, and a
Fulbright Scholarship at the University of Copenhagen.
He is currently a MacCracken Fellow at New York
John Pursley III
John Pursley III received his M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Alabama, where he was poetry editor for the Black Warrior Review. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor of English at Delta State University in Cleveland, Mississippi. His work has appeared in many journals, including American Literary Review and Poetry. Two chapbooks of his work, A Conventional Weather (New Michigan Press) and When, by the Titanic (The Portlandia Group) will be published in the fall of 2006.
Eric Rawson's work has appeared Slate,
American Poetry Review, Commonweal,
Ploughshares, and other periodicals. He
works in Los Angeles.
Natasha Sajé's first book of poems, Red Under
the Skin (Pittsburgh, 1994, 2nd printing 1996),
was chosen from over 900 manuscripts to win the
Agnes Lynch Starrett prize, and was later awarded
the Towson State Prize in Literature. Sajé earned
a B.A. from the University of Virginia, an M.A.
from Johns Hopkins, and a Ph.D. from the University
of Maryland at College Park. Her honors include
the Bannister Writer-in-Residence at Sweet Briar
College, the Robert Winner Award from the Poetry
Society of America, and grants from the states
of Maryland and Utah and Baltimore City; Sajé
was a Maryland poet-in-the-schools 1989-1998.
Her poems, reviews, and essays appear in many
journals, including The Henry James Review,
Essays in Literature, Kenyon Review,
Paris Review, Parnassus, Chelsea,
Gettysburg Review, Legacy: Journal of
American Women Writers, Poetry, Ploughshares,
Shenandoah, and The Writers Chronicle.
Sajé teaches at Westminster College in Salt Lake
City, where she administers the Weeks Poetry Series,
and in the Vermont College MFA Writing Program.
A.B. Oberlin College; M.F.A. Columbia University.
Author of two book of poetry: Wild Kingdom
(1996 Graywolf) and The Long Meadow (2004
Graywolf); former editor at The New Yorker;
essayist and book reviewer in The New Yorker,
the New York Times Book Review, The Threepenny
Review, The American Scholar and various literary
quarterlies; recipient of The Paris Review’s
Bernard F. Conners Long Poem Prize, a New York
Foundation for the Arts grant, the James Laughlin
Prize of the Academy of American Poets, the MacDowell
Colony’s Fellowship for Distinguished Poetic Achievement,
fellowships from the National Endowment for the
Arts and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation,
and several area-studies fellowships from Columbia
University. He teaches Poetry at Sarah Lawrence
William Shullenberger has recently published
poems in Blueline and Mars Hill Review,
as well as in the book which he co-wrote with
his wife, Bonnie Shullenberger: Africa Time:
Two Scholars' Seasons in Uganda. He has also
published articles on Milton, seventeenth-century
and nineteenth-century English poetry. He teaches
English Renaissance and African Literature at
Sarah Lawrence College.
Myrna Stone is the author of The Art of Loss,
released by Michigan State University Press in
2001. Among her honors and awards are two fellowships
from the Ohio Arts Council, a full fellowship
to Vermont Studio Center, the 2002 Dr. O. Marvin
Lewis Poetry Award, and the 2001 Ohio Poet of
the Year Award. She lives in Greenville, Ohio
in an 18th century house she and her husband moved
from Rhode Island.
Kymberly Taylor teaches at the University of
Notre Dame. Poems are forthcoming in Seneca
Review and Italian Americana.
Brian Teare is the recipient of Stegner, National
Endowment for the Arts, and MacDowell Colony poetry
fellowships. His poetry has appeared in Ploughshares,
Boston Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, and
Colorado Review, among other journals, and
his first book, The Room Where I Was Born
(in which "Begin, Beware--" appears), won the
2003 Brittingham Prize and will be published in
the fall of 2003. Currently, he lives and teaches
in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Kyle Thompson currently teaches at The University
of Louisville, where he holds an Axton Fellowship
in Poetry. He has work published or forthcoming
in Hotel Amerika, Antioch Review, Quarterly
West, Seneca Review, Indiana Review, Georgia Review
Susan Tichy’s third book, Bone Pagoda (Ahsahta Press, 2007), is an extended meditation on Vietnam – the country, the war, and the moral catastrophe signified by this word in American memory. It is underwritten by her experience as a war protester and as the wife of a combat veteran. Her first book, The Hands in Exile (Random House, 1983), was selected for the National Poetry Series and also received the Eugene Kayden Award for Poetry. Her second book, A Smell of Burning Starts the Day (Wesleyan University Press, 1988), resulted from research into human rights abuse in the Philippines during the Marcos years and her subsequent discovery of a family connection to comparable practices during the Philippine-American War of 1899-1902. Her poems have appeared in the US and Britain, and have been recognized by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, by a Pushcart Prize, and by nominations for the General Electric and Dewars Performing Arts Awards. In 2006 she received Indiana Review’s annual poetry prize, and in 1999 a selection of her mixed-genre work, Trafficke: An Autobiography received an award from the innovative prose journal, Quarter After Eight. “American Ghazals” is from her fourth collection, Gallowglass (forthcoming from Ahsahta). Since 1988 she has taught in the Graduate Writing Program at George Mason University in Virginia, and she also serves as poetry editor for Practice: New Writing + Art. When not teaching, she lives in a ghost town in the Colorado Rockies, but has also found bliss at the Hawthornden International Retreat for Writers at Hawthornden Castle in Scotland, on the rivers and canals of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, and deep in the center of a very small pot of tea.
Jon Tribble lives in Carbondale, Illinois, with
his wife, Allison Joseph, and he teaches literature
and creative writing at Southern Illinois University.
He is the managing editor of Crab Orchard Review
and the series editor of the Crab Orchard Award
Series in Poetry from Southern Illinois University
Press. He has published poems in journals and
anthologies, including Poetry, Ploughshares,
Crazyhorse, Quarterly West, and
The Jazz Poetry Anthology.
Connie Voisine was born and raised on the northernmost
border between French-Canada and Maine and received
degrees from Yale University, University of California
at Irvine and University of Utah. Now she lives
on the southernmost border of Mexico and New Mexico.
Her first book, Cathedral of the North,
won the AWP Award in poetry. Her second book,
Dangerous for Girls, was recently completed.
The poems in this manuscript have been published
in Slate, Black Warrior Review,
The Georgia Review, and other literary
magazines. She teaches poetry writing in the MFA
program at NMSU and lives in Mesilla, New Mexico,
with her husband, writer Rus Bradburd.
G.C. Waldrep's first book of poems, Goldbeater's
Skin, won the 2003 Colorado Prize. His work
has received awards from the Academy of American
Poets and the Poetry Society of America and has
appeared in recent or forthcoming issues of Ploughshares,
Kenyon Review, Boston Review, New England Review,
New American Writing, and other journals.
He is also the author of a nonfiction book, Southern
Workers and the Search for Community. In 2005-06
he will serve as a visiting assistant professor
of the humanities and social sciences at Deep
Springs College in California.
Alison Watkins has been a faculty member in the
Liberal Arts Department at Ringling School of
Art and Design for the last ten years, teaching
courses in poetry, literature and comparative
arts. She holds an M.F.A. from Bard College, where
her poetry earned the Milton Avery Award for the
Arts. She received a Ph.D. in Literature from
Florida State University, where her dissertation
was a finalist in the South Atlantic Modern Language
Association Studies Award for 1992. Her poetry
has been published in Sulfur, Text, Marjorie
Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature,
Pikeville Review, Snake Nation Review, Anhinga
Press and Angelfish Press. She is an
avid sailor and photographer.
Holly Welker holds a BA in creative writing and
an MFA in poetry from the University of Arizona,
as well as a PhD in English literature from the
University of Iowa. Her poetry, fiction and nonfiction
have appeared or are forthcoming in such publications
as Best American Essays 2005, Black Warrior Review,
The Cream City Review, Dialogue: A Journal of
Mormon Thought, Gulf Coast, Hayden?s Ferry Review,
The Iowa Review, Other Voices, PMS, Poetry International,
The Spoon River Poetry Review, Sunstone, and TriQuarterly.
She is an assistant professor of English and creative
writing at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.
Born and raised in southeastern Arizona, she currently
lives and write in northwestern Pennsylvania.
William Wenthe’s two books of poems are Birds of Hoboken (Orchises 1995; reprinted 2003) and Not Till We Are Lost (LSU 2004), which received the Best Book of Poetry Award from the Texas Institute of Letters. He has received poetry fellowships from the NEA and the Texas Commission on the Arts; over the years have published poems in Poetry, The Paris Review, The Georgia Review, TriQuarterly, The Southern Review, Orion, Tin House, and other journals, including two appearances in the Pushcart Prize. He also writes critical essays on poetry, and teaches creative writing and modern poetry at Texas Tech University.
Sasha West holds an MA from Johns Hopkins University
and is currently at work on her Ph.D. at the University
of Houston where she holds Cambor and Ehrhardt
fellowships. Her work has previously appeared
in Third Coast, Gulf Coast, and Baltimore's
City Paper. She will assume the managing editorship
of Gulf Coast in July of 2003.
Jake Adam York
Jake Adam York is an assistant professor of English
at the University of Colorado at Denver. His work
has been published in SHENANDOAH, GREENSBORO REVIEW,
SOUTHERN REVIEW, GULF COAST, and BLACKBIRD, among
others, and his work has been twice nominated
for a Pushcart Prize. His first book of poems,
MURDER BALLADS, will be published by Elixir Press
in the Fall of 2005.